Category Archives: With All the Precision Possible

Update: Deluxe ‘Roubo on Furniture Making’

Before I travel, I make enormous lists of everything I need to do before I depart. At the end of each of these lists I should add this item: Get dumped on. Less than 24 hours before getting on a … Continue reading

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The Plate 11 Bench

  This is an excerpt from “With All the Precision Possible” by André-Jacob Roubo, translation by Donald C. Williams, Michele Pietryka-Pagán & Philippe Lafargue.  The following text is part of an essay about Roubo’s workbenches written by Christopher Schwarz. One … Continue reading

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Last Call for Subscribers

The opportunity to be listed as a subscriber in the deluxe version of “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture” ends at midnight tonight. After midnight, that door is closed. During the last few weeks we’ve received some pushback … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Be a Subscriber

The deadline to be listed as a subscriber in the deluxe version of “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture” is midnight on Wednesday, March 15. No exceptions. We need to send the list of subscribers to the printing … Continue reading

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Meet the Author: Don Williams

Don Williams says his love of learning was probably fostered by the fact that his father was going through seminary when he was a child. Don grew up in a household without television. Instead, his family listened to classical music … Continue reading

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Different Ways to Elongate Wood

This is an excerpt from “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture Making” by Donald C. Williams, Michele Pietryka-Pagán & Philippe Lafargue. The elongation of wood should also be put among the number of assemblages, its application being very useful, given … Continue reading

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